Allen Adham (Co-Founder & Chief Design Officer, Blizzard Entertainment)
Location: Room 303, South Hall
Date: Thursday, March 23
Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
All Access Pass, Core Pass
Vault Recording: Video
In this talk, Allen Adham, Co-Founder & Chief Design Officer at Blizzard Entertainment, will discuss in detail the core design principles that Blizzard has used for 30 years to create award-winning games across a wide variety of genres. It is the secret to the designs behind WarCraft, StarCraft, Diablo, World of WarCraft, Hearthstone and Overwatch, among others.
These specific principles provide a framework for thinking about game design in a way that allows new teams and new designers to consistently build world-class games that attract broad audiences across nearly any genre.
Attendees will take away a clear understanding of how to apply a set of Blizzard's design principles to help consistently create genre-defining games in almost any category.
This is for game designers and anyone interested in creating new games. No prerequisite knowledge is necessary.